from BOWLING ALONE
Robert Putnam, 2000
The index of "social capital" shown on this map is a weighted combination of the following fourteen statistics:
·rate of serving on committee of local orgainization during previous year
·rate of serving as an officer of a local organization during previous year
·civic/social organizations per person
·mean number of club meetings attended during previous year per person
·mean number of group memberships per person
·turnout in presidential elections, 1988 & 1992
·rate of attending town or school meetings
·number of nonprofits per person
·rate of working on a community project during previous year
·rate of volunteerism
·rate of agreement with "I spend a lot of time visiting friends."
·rate of entertaining at home during previous year
·rate of agreement with "Most people can be trusted."
·rate of agreement with "Most people are honest."